Beautiful Earth – We Are All Together

This is a wonderful short film titled “Overview” where five astronauts describe their experience and emotions of looking at planet Earth from space. The film features beautiful images of Earth taken from space. Very inspiring film.

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Christmas Weather in UK

A woman struggles with an umbrella in the wind and rain while walking in Derby city centre, on December 23, 2013. (Photo by Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

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Beautiful World: The Most Beautiful Places On the Planet

The photos that you’re going to see here are part of a new collection of books published by Lonely Planet called “Perfect World”, which contains 200 pictures the most fascinating places on our planet.

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Snow in Egypt for the First Time in 100 Years

The snow that has blanketed much of the Middle East turned Cairo white on Friday, 13th 2013 – with local news reports claiming it was Egypt’s capital’s first snowfall in 112 years.

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Landscape Perpetual Calendar

Normally you’re okey with changing calender every year, but that’s not necessary anymore with this amazing perpetual calendar made by Russian graphic designer Arina Pozdnyak. Every month shows it beautiful landscapes photographed in that month, there’s no need for the dates since in the end, the only thing that matters is the life in your years and not the years in your life.

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‘Greenland Reflection’ by Michael J. Quinn

‘Greenland Reflection’ is a photo series taken by landscape photographer Michael J Quinn, in which he captures the breathtaking terrain of Greenland.

“From my travels to Scoresby Sund, Greenland 2012. Lately I have been reflecting upon my trip and my captures of reflections.” – Michael J. Quinn.

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Tuscany of America – Palouse

A major agricultural area of USA, Palouse encompasses parts of southeastern Washington, north central Idaho and, in some definitions, extending south into northeast Oregon. It is a truly spectacular sight. Researchers believe that the dunes were formed during the Ice Age. Today this highly fertile area of USA supplies a large portion of the continent with vegetables and wheat. Palouse is situated about 260km (160mi) North of the Oregon Trail.

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Bull is Saved by Its Friends While Being Eaten by Lions

All looked lost when this young and lone buffalo was attacked by two lions in a South African national park. But the pair had not bargained on the buffalo’s friends coming to his rescue, and moments later they were tossed several feet in the air before being chased away. The dramatic scene was captured on camera in the Mjejane Reserve on the border of the Kruger Park. Photos by Oliver & Ian Matheson / Barcroft.

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The Most Beautiful River in the World

Caño Cristales is a river located in Serrania de la Marrakech in Colombia and is known worldwide because of the range of colors that it has in itself, so often described as “the most beautiful river in the world”, “the river of five colors” and “river which flows in heaven.” Why is this so, check out below!

Algae and the moss on the bottom of the river are the main “culprits” for the beautiful colors in the river. During the rainy seasons, Caño Cristales becomes deeper and flowing very strongly, thereby preventing sunlight to reach the algae. However, during dry periods, the river has no enough water for life. Still, between these two seasons, when conditions are perfect, Caño Cristales River becomes the most beautiful in the world.

Thousands shades of yellow, red, green, blue and black create a scene that leaves them breathless even indifferent bystanders. But the most beautiful part of the river, located in the desert, you can not just reach and to “paradise” parts can be reached only on foot or by horse, that the visit of the river turns into a kind of adventure.

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Seven Sisters Waterfall, Norway

The Seven Sisters is the 39th tallest waterfall in Norway. The waterfall consists of seven separate streams, and the tallest of the seven has a free fall that measures 250 metres (820 ft). The waterfall is located along the Geirangerfjorden in Stranda Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The waterfall is located just south of the historic Knivsflå farm, across the fjord from the old Skageflå farm. The falls are about 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) west of the village of Geiranger. It is part of the Geiranger World Heritage Site.

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Diving into the Black Hole

Standing on the edge of a never-ending black hole, this is one leap you wouldn’t want to make. Jacob’s Well in Wimberley, Texas is one of the most dangerous places to dive on Earth, having claimed the lives of more than eight divers. But that doesn’t stop thrill-seekers from taking the plunge. This stunning natural swimming spot – and the daredevil swimmers who dive into it.

Jacob’s Well, the most dangerous diving spot in the world, located in Wimberley, Texas. (Carl Griffin/HotSpot Media)

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Giant Yucca

Yucca is a genus of perennial shrubs and trees in the agave family, Agavaceae. Its 40-50 species are notable for their rosettes of evergreen, tough, sword-shaped leaves and large terminal panicles of white or whitish flowers. They are native to the hot and dry (arid) parts of North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. Early reports of the species were confused with the cassava (Manihot esculenta). Consequently, Linnaeus mistakenly derived the generic name from the Carib word for the latter, yuca. It is also colloquially known in the midwest United States as “Ghosts in the graveyard”, as it is commonly found growing in rural graveyards and when in bloom the flowers appear as an apparition floating.

A yucca standing among flowers bursts forth a very large stalk of flowers as a heavy wildflower bloom on June 21, 2005 in the Angeles National Forest northwest of La Canada, California. (Photos by David McNew/Getty Images)

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2013 National Geographic Photo Contest, “Nature”, Week 4

National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000 (USD) and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar in January 2014.

“Morning Frolics!” This Fox family had their den just down the way a bit from my cabin. On this particular day, everyone was out enjoying an early morning romp. There is action everywhere here!! One kit leaps an another is busy sneaking up on him. There were so many things happening, it was hard to keep up with it all. And, two of the kits didn’t even get in this image! With each kit seemingly going a different direction, the mom patiently sits and watches, ensuring everyone is safe during the morning frolics. Photo location: Henry’s Lake, Idaho. (Photo and caption by Jon Jacobs/National Geographic Photo Contest)

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Balanopsammia Wirtzi- A new kind of Coral Species

Have a look at the new impressive coral species defined recently and thought not much have been known about this species. This new coral species is named as Balanopsammia Wirtzi, check it out here-


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hotel room

Mikael Genberg, creator of the famous floating Utter Inn (Otter Inn) in Sweden, has created another amazing floating hotel room. The Pemba Island floating hotel room, part of the Manta Resort in Zanzibar, is a floating hotel room with an underwater bedroom and a unique view. For $1,500 (couples) or $900 (single) a night, visitors can sleep in a fully submerged bedroom with windows that open out onto the tropical waters outside. And at night, when the fish and other tropical creatures are no longer visible, lights outside the window attract squids and octopuses.

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